Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 443.24
Dissection of vertebral artery
  • Short description: DISSECT VERTEBRAL ARTERY.
  • ICD-9-CM 443.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 443.24 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 443.24 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I77.74 Dissection of vertebral artery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat vertebral artery dissection
  • bilateral vertebral artery dissection
  • Left vertebral artery dissection
  • Right vertebral artery dissection
  • Vertebral artery dissection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 443.24:
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